Check out 10 events happening in December and January in South Austin.

Dale Watson’s Annual New Year’s Eve Eve Dance

There will be live music from Dale Watson. Tickets will go on sale on Dec. 1st and will serve as a reservation for seating.New Year’s Eve Dance with Alvin Crow and Paula Russell & the Silverheels

There will be live music from Alvin Crow as well as Paula Russell & the Silverheels. Tickets will go on sale on Dec. 1st and will serve as a reservation for seating.Water Circus I: Silver Unit

This is a water circus show that will feature aerial acrobatics and other circus acts combined with a 35,000-gallon water display.Shen Yun Performing Arts

This performance will showcase ancient China through classical Chinese dance, high-tech backdrops, orchestra and costumes.
  • Jan. 5-7, 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets range from $90-$180
  • Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin
Free Week 2024

The Red River Cultural District’s winter music festival will have dozens of multigenre performances at live music venues, comedy clubs, parks and event spaces. The festival has a focus on local and regional talent.Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure-Austin Trails

Guided from any smartphone, teams will work together to solve clues and complete challenges while learning about Austin’s history.Potato Expo 2024

This event caters to individuals in the potato industry, such as potato growers, suppliers, processors and equipment manufacturers. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect and collaborate over the potato industry during an assortment of meetings.21st Annual Star of Texas Tattoo Art Revival

There will be tattoo contests and over 50 exhibitors. Children 12 years old or younger may attend for free with an adult.3M Half Marathon

This race is for new and seasoned runners. The 3M Half Marathon will have live music and fans cheering along a 13.1-mile USA Track & Field.Wedding Capital of Texas Winter Showcase

There will be an assortment of wedding vendors, including photographers, caterers, florists and more, and around Dripping Springs. There will also be giveaways and a chance to win a big prize.